Pumpkin Dump Cake

PUMPKIN DUMP CAKE!! It will quickly become you’re go-to fall dessert! I originally posted this recipe back in 2011 and it was EASILY my most popular recipe for years. I wanted to give the pictures a spruce up and include a video to show you how amazingly easy it is! ENJOY! As some of you know I am not a huge pumpkin fan.  I like the looks of them, I like the carving of them…but the taste, not so much. Of course Pumpkin SPICE is a whole different situation… GIMME ALL THE PUMPKIN SPICE!   BUT, I think it’s a texture deal. Like pudding, or custard…pumpkin just has never been my fave. BUT seeing as I won’t eat pudding because of the globby consistency, you might find it funny that I WOULD eat a cake with the word “dump” in it. AND put together pumpkin and “dump” with the super basic pumpkin spice and you have a dessert that I WILL eat. I know I have made no sense whatsoever today, but I am in a dump cake coma. I know you have heard of dump cake before. It was a recipe that became popular in the 80’s by church cookbooks and potlucks…my mom made them and so did my grandma. You basically dump in a few cans of fruit in a pan and cover it with cake mix and butter and bake it. This is the same idea, only adios fruit and hola pumpkin. Here’s how… First you dump...
Read More

NEVER MISS A RECIPE!envelope
Sign up to get Cookies & Cups recipes delivered to your inbox!

Latest Posts

Must Eat NYC: Instagram Dessert Edition

Planning a trip to NYC? I’ve got my favorite dessert destinations for you today, guaranteed to give your sweet tooth LIFE. Not only are all the treats delicious, they are all TOTALLY Instagram worthy!

20 Chocolate Chip Cookie Variations!

There’s nothing quite like a classic chocolate chip cookie – ooey, gooey, buttery, chocolate-y goodness! But, if you’re looking to up your chocolate chip cookie game, here are 20 chocolate chip cookie varieties for you to try today!

Cereal Milk Frosting

Cereal Milk Frosting is a fun way to make your cake extra special! Just soak your favorite cereal in some milk and mix it into buttercream to make a lightly sweetened frosting. So many possibilities!

Bacon Pancake Dippers

Bacon Pancake Dipper are the perfect weekend breakfast! Bacon, surrounded by my delicious homemade Brown Sugar Pancake is pretty spectacular!

36 S’MORE Recipes!

You guys know I LOVE s’mores. There’s something so wonderful about the toasty, melty, chocolate-y, sweet goodness of each bite! I’m so excited to share 36 of my favorite s’more recipes with you this weekend – and, just in time for National S’mores Day on August 10 (which happens to...
Read More

Baking Ingredient Substitutions

This easy to follow Baking Ingredient Substitutions Chart will be a go-to resource! Find out what you can use in place of so many standard baking ingredients if you find yourself in a bind!

Chocolate Lasagna

Chocolate Lasgana has layers of creamy chocolate pudding, cheesecake, whipped cream, and a crunchy Oreo crust! It’s the perfect pot-luck dessert!

45 Strawberry Sweets

Well friends, here’s a roundup of some of my favorite strawberry desserts – 45 to be exact! We are in the middle of berry season, and there are so many fun ways to use berries when baking. We’ve got shortcakes (the classic!), scones, cakes, breads, cookies, and just about anything else...
Read More

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken is a simple and flavor packed meal. With only a few ingredients and minimal effort you don’t even have to turn on the oven for a great weeknight dish!

Easy Strawberry Syrup

Easy Strawberry Syrup is such a treat! Use it to top ice cream, pancakes, french toast, or even use in frosting! I could drink this stuff with a straw!

24 Amazing Zucchini Desserts!

One of the many things I love about summer is the abundance of zucchini fresh from the garden. It’s such a versatile vegetable that’s super easy to incorporate into desserts – it adds incredible texture! Today, I’m sharing 24 desserts all featuring zucchini that you are sure to enjoy!